Common to KitchenAid dishwashers, door balance failure

ApplianceKitchenAid Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Robert From Saint Louis, MO

Jan 26, 2013

PartSelect video on YouTube is spot on. Thanks to post-dishwasher ceramic tile, the only difficult part was moving the dishwasher out to access the balance kit. Installation of the balance kit takes only a few minutes. Springs were not required.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Balance Spring

Part Number: PS393299

In Stock

Door Balance Link Kit

Part Number: PS972325

In Stock